Global Warming

Global warming and energy
Global warming and energy
The world is on track for dangerous climate change, having nearly lost room for further pollution in the mix of gases that make up the atmosphere. Despite a rise in clean, renewable energy supplies in certain countries, and a partial shift from coal to natural gas in others, global greenhouse gas pollution…
Truth on global warming
Truth on global warming
Do you believe that global warming is a real threat? If so, can you explain why? If not, can you explain why not? Most people have an opinion on the first question, but I ve found that relatively few can answer the followups. In other words, most Americans have opinions of global warming based on what…
Recent News on global warming
Recent News on global warming
Top polluter China today welcomed Brazil s pledge to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 37 per cent by 2025 from 2005 baseline level as part of its contribution to a pact to fight global warming. German giant Volkswagen`s worldwide pollution cheating scandal threatens to backfire on diesel, the fuel…
Global warming, New York
Global warming, New York
The city of New York — America s largest metropolis and home to over 8 million people — will be ravaged by the effects of climate change within a few years. That s the bleak scenario presented by a recent 430-page report developed by a blue-ribbon panel of academics, environmental planners and government…
Global warming effects on Weather Patterns
Global warming effects on Weather Patterns
Overhead, tall, dense clouds are poised to burst, their presence a sign of an imminent deluge. These cumulonimbus masses are a reminder of the destructive floods that are occurring around the globe, which, taken together, are potent signals of one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time:…
Global warming pictures before and after
Global warming pictures before and after
Some of the glaciers in the park are now one-third of their estimated maximum Photos released this year by Glacier National Park, Montana offer evidence that global warming is not only ongoing – but is having real, and drastic effects on the world around us. The images compare glaciers seen as they are…
Side effects of global warming
Side effects of global warming
Thawing permafrost can render railroad tracks useless, as seen in this photo from the northern Tibetan Plateau taken in the early 1960s. Credit: Tingjun Zhang The problem could be particularly acute for urban and suburban places in the far North, such as Barrow and Fairbanks, Alaska. Nelson notes, however…
Scientific articles on global warming
Scientific articles on global warming
As geochemist James Lawrence Powell continues to prove, the only people still debating whether or not climate change is “real, ” and caused by human activity, are the ones who aren’t doing the actual research. In an update to his ongoing project of reviewing the literature on global warming, Powell went…
Short report on global warming
Short report on global warming
Hello and welcome to my first blog post! I can’t really start without an explanation of how global warming occurs, as this is one of the most fundamental reasons why climate science exists! So here we go… The Earth’s atmosphere allows life as we know it to exist. Without it, global temperatures would…